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Subject: Re: [boost] Official warnings policy?
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-04 12:24:31

John Maddock wrote:

> I'm *not* saying we should do this for 1.41, but should we have an official
> policy regarding compiler warnings and which ones we regard as "failures"?
> I realize these can get pretty busy-body at times, but if the user sees
> several pages of warnings when building Boost it doesn't look so good. So
> my suggestion would be that we have two test-runners (if we have any spare!)
> that build with warnings-as-errors, maybe:
> -Wall -pedantic -Wstrict-aliasing -fstrict-aliasing -Werror

I would remove -pedantic, but otherwise, it's a very good idea. Unfortunately,
recent discussion left me with the impression that few folks care.

- Volodya

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